1833 Child, Lydia Maria

A tribute to Wilberforce In regard to Child’s new work , her Appeal, a note from the Christian Watchman: After a reflection on her eminence as an author:   “We are…

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1833 Child, Lydia Maria Wilberforce

FACTS An abolitionist sent Mrs. Child’s ‘Appeal’  to a colonizationist family of this city for their perusal. A few days after, the head of that family (a leading manager of…

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1834 Child, Lydia Maria

November 4, 1859 An excerpt of Child’s words:   “Brave old man!  Brave and generous, though sadly mistaken in his mode of operation. Whether they put him to death, or he…

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1859 Brown, John Child, Lydia Maria

1859 Brown, John Child, Lydia Maria

March 2, 1860 Lydia Maria Child writes glowingly of a bust of John Brown.  “Walking up Washington Street, one may see plenty of rich jewelry sparkling in the windows, graceful…

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1860 Brown, John Child, Lydia Maria

1864 Child, Lydia Maria Lewis, Edmonia

January 20, 1865 Here is an item from  L.M.C.  (Presumably L. Maria Child), in which she tells of viewing a bust of Col. Shaw, created by Lewis.  “I thought the…

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1865 Child, Lydia Maria Lewis, Edmonia

July 21, 1865 Writing from Wayland, Child assures readers that people in the little town are “not so far behind the world’s ways as you may think”.   She tells of…

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1865 Child, Lydia Maria Suffrage